Mornings 9:15-11:15am (with childcare)
Evenings 7:00-9:00pm (no childcare)
The book of Genesis is foundational to the whole Bible, and to every human life. Genesis tells us who God is, who we are, how things went wrong, and the plan that God has put in place to return the earth to the way it was meant to be. Register below. The book is $5.
The RENEW High School and Middle School groups gather on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30pm for a time of opening God’s Word, discussion, fellowship and fun. This will include different gatherings throughout the year: Big Group, Small Groups, Coffee House Gatherings, and other activities.
For more information, contact Nick Conner.
This Spring, beginning January 20th, The Thinklings discussion group will be reading A World of Difference: Putting Christian Truth Claims to the Worldview Test, by Ken Samples. Great to supplement our Explore God series. Join us the third Sunday of each month from 4:30-6pm. For more info, email Paul.
The Grace Biblical Counseling Ministry is offering a six-week course on "Loss: A Biblical Approach to Understand How God Transforms Our Sorrows." The course will be Saturdays, February 2 through March 9, from 8:30–10:00am. RSVP to Ray Glinski.
Join us for our next Special Needs Game Day event March 2nd at 3pm in the gym! We’ll have some new games and some old favorites, as well as music and a variety of crafts. Snacks and beverages are also provided. This is a free event! For more information, contact the church at 630-393-7344.
Join us in supporting our Summer Global Outreach Team to Slovenia at a silent auction and dinner, Sunday, May 19, at 6pm! Invite and bring a guest to participate in the sending, sharing and spreading the Good News! Donations accepted at the door.
We’re forming a short-term global outreach team to serve with our Josiah Venture partner, Karis Wadsack, in Maribor, Slovenia. We will run a Fusion Music Camp for middle and high school students and support the church's work there to proclaim and live out the gospel of Christ Jesus!
Kerdos Winter Retreat: Feb 15–17 in fabulous Michigan City, IN—the number one February vacation destination in the world. Space is limited. Register early and often ($25 for students; $45 for individuals; $65 for couples—if you need help defraying registration costs, please don’t hesitate to ask!). We’re excited to welcome as our retreat speaker Nick Conner!
Our next Men's Breakfast is Saturday, Feb 9, at 7AM. Our theme for the 2019 Men's Ministry is personal holiness/godliness - the opposite of worldliness; applied to several areas of life. Per usual, your sons, brothers-in-law, neighbors, co-workers are all welcome.
Cost TBD - we're going in a new direction, so bring a combination of small bills.
Join us as we reflect on God's goodness in 2018 and give thanks and praise to Him for all that he is accomplishing among and through us as we ask, seek, and knock for him to develop us into a community of worshippers that bears much fruit as we live and proclaim the gospel with authenticity and passion.
Our annual Soup & Chili Contest will be held Sunday, Jan 20, at 6:00pm at our Family Dinner. Bring your favorite recipe and join us! Prizes for the best soup & best chili! Cheese, crackers, chips, sour cream, dessert and beverages will be provided by our Fellowship Committee.
Join us on December 23 at 6pm, as we celebrate the coming of Jesus at our Christmas Candlelight Family Worship Service. We will hear from God through His Word, sing songs of praise to Him and offer Him worship in response to the spectacular news of the birth of His Son!
Join us for our next Special Needs Movie Event, featuring Night at the Museum. You'll see museum characters come to life at night, wreaking havoc until dawn. Our gym will most certainly look like a museum! We'll have crafts and snacks, too! This is a free event!
The Kerdos ABF is hosting a bake sale to raise funds for their winter retreat for college and 20's. Check out their table on both Sundays, November 4th and November 11th, before ABF and before and after the main service. Help support their trip and enjoy a treat!
Register now for this is a great opportunity for the men of Grace Church, and all men they invite, to build relationships through fellowship around God's Word and spending active time together (Laser Tag and Basketball, for starters). We'll of course have time to enjoy one another's company, great meals, maybe some sleep, and learn from one another as we share how God is at work in our lives.
Pastor Chris McGarvey will teach from God's Word on "Nothing without Jesus" in three ways:
We are nothing without Jesus.
We can do nothing without Jesus.
Let's resolve to do nothing without Jesus.
Our Renew High School is headed to Chain O' Lakes state park for a weekend camping trip from Friday, October 19th, to Sunday, October 21st. This weekend is meant to be a time to rest and be renewed as we study the theme of God being our shepherd. All high school students are invited and we hope you can come!
The Fellowship Committee will kick off a new season with a church picnic for friends and family on Sunday, September 16th, at 12:15pm!
Come enjoy a smoked pork bbq sandwich, corn on the cob and other delightful sides, provided for by our Fellowship Committee! Please bring a dessert, cut and ready to serve.